Baked Cake Doughnuts – A small batch

March 6, 2017 at 10:16 pm 2 comments

donuts

1 cup flour – For best results use cake flour. Don’t have any? To mimic the consistency of cake flour, replace 2 tablespoons of flour per cup, with 2 tablespoons of cornstarch. Cake flour is lower in protein than AP flour, making a more tender cake.
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of nutmeg
pinch of salt
1/3 cup buttermilk or full-fat yogurt
1 egg, beaten
1 tablespoon butter, melted

And don’t forget the special doughnut pan!

prep

Preheat oven to 425°F
grease doughnut pan well with cooking spray

Mix the dry ingredients well
add dairy, egg, and butter
mix until well combined

Fill each pan cavity approximately 2/3 full
recipe making 6 doughnuts

Use a resealable bag with one corner snipped off for easier filling. Place the bag into a large mug or measuring cup and pour batter into bag, before snipping off the corner.

Bake 7-9 minutes
cool for 5 minutes in the pan
then move to a rack and cool completely before glazing

more

Chocolate Glaze
1/3 cup chocolate chips
1 tablespoon butter
2 teaspoon corn syrup
1 teaspoon hot water, more if the glaze is too thick

Melt chocolate with butter and corn syrup
stir until completely melted
stir in hot water if necessary

Use immediately

Sugar  Glaze
1 cup confectioner’s sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Stir to combine and use immediately

Cinnamon  Glaze
1 cup confectioner’s sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cinnamon Sugar
1 tablespoon white sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon butter, melted

Combine the sugar and cinnamon
coat the cooled doughnuts lightly with butter
roll in cinnamon sugar

Powdered Sugar
1/2 cup of confectioner’s sugar

Put the sugar in a bag
add the cooled doughnut and shake until well coated

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  • 1. AllieK  |  June 21, 2017 at 12:11 pm

    These weren’t bad. I made a batch last night and topped them with vanilla and chocolate glaze. I made the majority of the batch as mini doughnuts and they were pretty dry. The larger ones I made (in a makeshift doughnut tray) were great. Do you have any suggestions about how to make the smaller ones moist? Maybe a different bake temp?

    Thanks for sharing this recipe! We totally don’t need a full batch of doughnuts in our house. 🙂

    Reply
    • 2. Audrey  |  June 21, 2017 at 1:16 pm

      Hi Allie.
      The minis were dry because of the temp and the time. I’d try reducing both. You need the higher temps for the donuts to brown in the pan, but if you’re glazing, that doesn’t really matter. Good luck

      Reply

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